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Obituaries from February 2013

Betty Chitwood-Annis (02/28/13)
Betty S. Chitwood-Annis, 72, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Alfreda Davis (02/28/13)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Alfreda Renae Davis, 72, of Cairo died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to time of service Saturday at Cairo High School. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the school, with Carl Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Jane Fox (02/28/13)
Jane Fox, 64, of Commerce, Texas, loving wife, friend and mother, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. She was born April 1, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Samuel and Norma Bass. Left to celebrate her life is her husband of 30 years, Haydn "Chip" Fox; three daughters, Charle Blackburn, Noeve Warren and Lyla Warren; two grandchildren, Sarah Jane Bolin and Gage Blackburn; a sister, Joyce Ballard; three nieces, Susan Elliott, Vicky Garrison and Tina Cannon; and a nephew, John Cannon...
Dr. Edwin Fruehwald (02/28/13)
Dr. Edwin J. Fruehwald, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at the home of a son. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Garry Price (02/28/13)
Garry Wayne Price, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 19, 1942, in Kennett, Mo., to Will and Christine Sadler Price. He and Beverly Kort were married Nov. 12, 1963, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hastings, Neb...
Savannah Rayford (02/28/13)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Savannah M. Rayford, 85, of Mounds died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to time of service Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Robert Sandifer officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds...
Nora Thompson (02/27/13)
THEBES, Ill. -- Nora Vaughn Thompson, 81, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Thebes, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Medical Center of Plano. She was born Feb. 13, 1932, near Cairo, Ill., to William F. and Eula Schlamer Vaughn. Survivors include two daughters, Miki (Ron) Gibson of Princeton, Texas, Dana Smith of Plano; two brothers, William "Tag" Vaughn of McClure, Ill., and David Vaughn of Olive Branch, Ill.; five sisters, Gen Thomas, Mary Lingle and Barbara Willoughby of Olive Branch, Sue (Billy) Biggar of Princeton, Fay (Vern) Kowitz of Orange, Calif.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.. ...
Marvin Seiler (02/27/13)
APPLE CREEK, Mo. -- Marvin J. Seiler, 81, of Apple Creek died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 17, 1931, in Leopold, Mo., son of John F. and Mary Rose VanGennip Seiler. He and Anna Marie Weissmueller were married April 7, 1956, in Kelso, Mo. She preceded him in death Sept. 2, 2005...
John Ryan (02/27/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John Thomas Ryan, 72, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at his home. He was born April 17, 1940, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., son of William Edward and Mildred Ann Ryan. Ryan was a retired offshore boat captain with Tide Water Inc. in Louisiana. His work took him all over the world...
Dr. John Parker (02/27/13)
Dr. John Doyle Parker, 82, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Parma, Mo., to Thomas Hudson and Lillie Gertrude Singleton Parker. John honorably served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Leonard Moore (02/27/13)
Leonard Fritz Moore, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Aug. 29, 1913, in Delta to Charles and Anna Bock Moore. He and Hulda L. Maevers were married Nov. 4, 1939, in Cape Girardeau. She died Jan. 22, 2006...
Jane James (02/27/13)
BLOOMSDALE, Mo. -- Jane Evelyn James, 70, of Bloomsdale died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 18, 1942, in Wyatt, Mo., to Orville and Clara Mae Goodall Hefner. She and Larry James were married Sept. 30, 1976. Jane was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Perryville, Mo...
Aldyth Gragg (02/27/13)
Aldyth Gragg, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1923, in Macks Creek, Mo., to Bryan and Lela Mary Kain Osborn. She and David Eugene Gragg were married May 30, 1947, in St. Louis. He preceded her in 1968...
Don Eastwood (02/27/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Don C. Eastwood, 85, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. A private service will be at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Donald Berg (02/26/13)
Donald James Berg, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 9, 1935, in St. James, Minn., the youngest child of Clementine and Robert Berg. Berg graduated from St. James High School. He received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor of science and master's degrees from Minnesota State University, and did further graduate study at Washington University and the University of Tennessee...
Minnie Crumpecker (02/26/13)
Minnie Lee Treece Crumpecker, 93, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 1, 1919, in Decatur, Tenn., to Isaac C. and Lula Boyer Treece. She and H.R. Crumpecker were married Sept. 25, 1954, in Benton, Mo...
Charles Lee (02/26/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charles "Sonny" Lee, 77, of Chaffee passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the family home. He was born Nov. 3, 1935, in Chaffee to Charles Andrew and Elnora Seabaugh Lee. Sonny married Margie L. Miller on Aug. 14, 1956, in Kosciusko, Miss...
John Mehrle Jr. (02/26/13)
John F. Mehrle Jr., 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at home, surrounded by his wife and sister-in-law, Shirley Knupp. He was born May 9, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, to the late John F. and Pansie Delores Hunt Mehrle. He and Wanda Jean Smith, aka Nina Mae, were married Nov. 14, 1952...
Leonard Moore (02/26/13)
Leonard Fritz Moore, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at The Lutheran Home. He was born Aug. 29, 1913, in Delta to Charles and Anna Bock Moore. He and Hulda L. Maevers were married Nov. 4, 1939, in Cape Girardeau. She died Jan. 22, 2006...
Wilma Shell (02/26/13)
Wilma Maedean Shell, 85, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 11, 1927, to John Paintney and Anna Mae Garland Long. Wilma was a bookkeeper and secretary for several employers, and a member of Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church...
John Ryan (02/26/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John Thomas Ryan, 72, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at his home. He was born April 17, 1940, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., son of William Edward and Mildred Ann Ryan. He and Shirley Jane Keller were married July 6, 1983, in Marble Hill...
Yasuko Ashcraft (02/25/13)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- Yasuko Ashcraft, 88, of Brownwood passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, near her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1924, at Chiba, Japan, the daughter of Tomiji and Sen Isono. Yasuko and Howard Ashcraft were united in marriage June 7, 1962, at Xokohama, Japan, and he preceded her in death Feb. 23, 2010...
Donald Berg (02/25/13)
Donald James Berg, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pearl Cook (02/25/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pearl Fuller Cook, 89, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Bros. Kelly Francis and Kenny Francis officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill with full military honors...
Ivan McLain (02/25/13)
Ivan Ernest McLain, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born June 1, 1930, in Oriole to Monroe and Myrtle Comer McLain. Ivan was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Navy. He and Betty Lois Jauch were married June 19, 1954, at Oriole...
James Stepp (02/25/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. — James Ivan Stepp, 78, of Advance died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Advance Nursing Center. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance. Burial will follow at Cato Cemetery near Arab, Mo.
Clyde Behrle (02/24/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clyde J. Behrle, 85, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his home. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. A celebration of Clyde's life will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and will continue from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A Catholic wake will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday...
James Drickey (02/24/13)
Dr. James M. Drickey, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Spencer, Neb., to Charles A. and Blanche Dorothy Drickey. James attended county schools and Spencer Public Schools during his elementary and high school years. After graduation he taught elementary school in Crawford and Harrison County until entering the U.S. Army...
Clarence Ervin (02/24/13)
Clarence R. Ervin, 69, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. There will be no service. Cremation will be accorded by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Ernest Jordan (02/24/13)
The Rev. Ernest Jordan, 87, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Tuesday, May 12, 1925, in Bunker, Mo., to the late Raymond Everett and Ada Celeste Lowrence Jordan. The Rev. Jordan was a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Eden Seminary. ...
Ivan McLain (02/24/13)
Ivan Ernest McLain, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sunday, June 1, 1930, in Cape Girardeau to Monroe and Myrtle Comer McLain. Ivan was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Navy...
Richard McMunn (02/24/13)
Richard L. McMunn, 81, of Villa Ridge, Ill. passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. McMunn was born June 21, 1931, in Champaign County, Ill., son of the late Richard L. McMunn, Sr. and Virginia (Carter) McMunn...
Mary Zacharias (02/24/13)
Mary Ruth Bok Zacharias, 82, of Marysville, Ohio, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, Scott City, and the Sherwood, Ohio, area, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at The Gables at Green Pastures in Marysville. A graduate of Robinwood School of Nursing, she served as a registered nurse many years in obstetrics and geriatrics. ...
Raymond Burchyett (02/22/13)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Raymond H. "Bud" Burchyett, 88, of McClure died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1925, in Saint Louis to Raymond Barrett and Loretta Mae Jaynes Burchyett. He and Lois Burchyett were married March 25, 1945, at Blytheville, Ark...
Valentina Fish (02/22/13)
Valentina Grace Fish, daughter of Jacob Michael Fish and Sheri Lynn Grippo-Fish, was stillborn Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Cape Girardeau. Surviving are her parents, Jacob Michael Fish and Sheri Lynn Grippo-Fish of Cape Girardeau; sister, Aslyn Titus, and brother, Coleson Titus, both of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandparents, Mario and Doris Grippo of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandmother, Kathi Fish of Cape Girardeau; aunts, Kristal (Chad) Flentge and Angi Grippo, both of Cape Girardeau; uncle, Michael (Heidi) Grippo of Los Angeles, Calif., and other family and friends.. ...
Ernest Jordan (02/22/13)
The Rev. Ernest Jordan, 87, of Fruitland died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Fred Lieneke Jr. (02/22/13)
Clarence "Fred" Lieneke Jr., 74, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 25, 1939, in St. Louis, to Clarence F. and Mary Volkart Lieneke Sr. He and Dixie Lee Handley were married May 10, 1958, in St. Louis. They were happily married for 41 years when Dixie passed away June 22, 1999...
Cheryl Masterson (02/22/13)
Cheryl J. Masterson, 47, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on March 11, 1965, in Abington, Pa., to Jasper and Pearl Cook Masterson. Cheryl was a member of Shawnee Hills Baptist Church. She is survived by her parents, Jasper and Pearl Masterson, both of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, David Masterson of Jackson and Steven (Laura) Masterson of Oak Ridge; one nephew, Steven Masterson and one niece, Mae Masterson both of Oak Ridge; uncle and aunt John and Janet McMasters of Oak Ridge; and her best friend, Pam Cook of Jackson.. ...
Mike Pobst (02/22/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Norman "Mike" Pobst, 79, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. A service will be at a later date. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Lynn Rider (02/22/13)
Lynn Stephen Rider, 86, of Cape Girardeau passed quietly without further suffering Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Lutheran Home after struggling with Parkinson's disease many years. He was born Feb. 5, 1927, in Owego, N.Y., to Harry and Mary Stephens Rider...
Fredi Abernathy (02/21/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Fredi May Abernathy, 81, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 19, 1931, in Wittenberg, Mo., to Steve and Daisy Roberts Garris. She and Bobby Gene Abernathy were married Nov. 10, 1963, in Crosstown, Mo...
Raymond Burchyett (02/21/13)
McCLURE, Ill. — Raymond Burchyett, 88, of McClure died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Helen Herd (02/21/13)
Helen Marie Herd, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 21, 1936, in Logan City, Ark., to Jesse M. and Ida Seamens Martin. She and Robert Herd were married May 22, 1960, in Arroyo Grande, Calif. They were happily married for 52 years...
Clarence Lieneke (02/21/13)
Clarence "Fred" Lieneke, 74, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A Masonic service will be held at 6 p.m., immediately followed by the funeral...
Jane McKeown (02/21/13)
Jane Doughty McKeown, 88, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Farmington Presbyterian Manor. She was born Oct. 25, 1924, in Cape Girardeau to Harry and Louise Meyer Doughty. Jane was a bright woman and graduated from Central High School in 1941 at the age of 16. ...
Lena Moyers (02/21/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lena Fern Moyers, 74, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to time of service Saturday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Terry Douglas and Chris Douglas officiating. Burial will be in Lessley Ridge Cemetery near Marble Hill...
John Muench (02/21/13)
FARRAR, Mo. -- John M. Muench, 77, of Farrar died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 28, 1935, in Uniontown, Mo., son of John B. and Norma Schuessler Muench. He and Mary Lou Hadler were married Nov. 26, 1955. Muench had been part-owner of Altenburg Lumber Co. and a school bus driver for Meyer Bus Line. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Riverhills Antique Tractor Club, board member of Saxon Memorial and a 4-H leader...
Deborah O'Banion (02/21/13)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Deborah O'Banion, 80, of Cairo died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Cairo High School. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the school, with Charles Ivy officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Cleora Pfautsch (02/21/13)
Cleora Pfautsch, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born April 5, 1928, in Little Berger, Mo., to Otto and Alma Vogel Jannusch. She and Marvin Pfautsch were married Sept. 17, 1949, in Hermann, Mo. They were married for 62 years. He preceded her in death Dec. 29, 2011...
Doris Bartle (02/20/13)
Doris B. Bartle, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born June 4, 1948, in McDougal, Ark., to Burl Isaac and Ruth Mae Warren. Doris was formerly of Sikeston, Mo. She was owner and operator of The Down Spout Restaurant in Jackson for several years...
David DePung (02/20/13)
David E. DePung, 65, of Oak Ridge died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 5, 1947, in Independence, Mo., son of George and Barbara Stottlmyre DePung. He married Angela Henry on May 31, 2002. David was an over-the-road truck driver for 42 years and enjoyed his work. He restored his antique tractor and antique car for shows...
James Drickey (02/20/13)
James M. Drickey, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Bonnie Hendrix (02/20/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bonnie Jean Hendrix, 79, of Advance passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 12, 1934, at Sturdivant, Mo., daughter of Edward and Clara Cooper Limbaugh. Bonnie and Lando Hendrix were married Aug. 28, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death Sept. 18, 1982. She later married Tony Hunt on April 23, 1983, in Greenbrier, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 5, 2010...
Rose Inselmann (02/20/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rose Marie "Rosie" Inselmann, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 6:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at Miller Family Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery...
LaWanda Macke (02/20/13)
LaWanda Elizabeth Macke, 78, of Jackson passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 12, 1934, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of George Henry and Ella Mae Wrenn Fisher. She and Elmer E. Macke were married May 25, 1956. He passed away March 30, 2002...
Linda Robinson (02/20/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Linda Diane Robinson, 64, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 6:30 to 9:40 a.m. Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A parish wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, and the rosary will be recited at 8:30 a.m. Friday...
Daisy Smith (02/20/13)
Daisy Lovell Smith, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Crawford (02/19/13)
Bessie L. Crawford, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born July 28, 1914, in Mooreland, Okla., to John Albert and Louise Maude Richard Dale. She married Columbus Rone in 1931. He passed away in 1958. They had a son, Joe Francis Rone, born in 1931 and passed away in 1987. She later married B.D. Crawford, and he preceded her in death in 1993...
Gerald Long (02/19/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gerald "Jerry" Long, 60, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation in Perryville. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Bobby Ridings (02/19/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bobby E. Ridings, 69, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until time of service Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Don Estes officiating. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 133 and the Navy Honors Team...
Thelma Tackett (02/19/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Thelma Jean Tackett, 70, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. today at the chapel. Inurnment will be at a later date at Antioch Cemetery near Cherokee Pass, Mo...
Marlee Willis (02/19/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marlee Joan Willis, 75, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Marble Hill, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Capetown Assisted Living. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery at Marble Hill...
Barbara Schlick (02/18/13)
Barbara Ann Schlick, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her home. She was born Oct. 28, 1961, in Cincinnati to Eugene T. and Patsy Jean Webb Schlick. She received an associate's degree in child development from Southeast Missouri State University...
David DePung (02/18/13)
David E. DePung, 64, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at his home in Oak Ridge. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral service will be at noon Thursday. Burial will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery near Bloomfield, Mo...
Rose Gentry (02/18/13)
Rose C. Gentry, 89, of Jackson, formerly of Lake Egypt, Ill., and Belleville, Ill., passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Aug. 20, 1923, in Bonne Terre, Mo., to James I. and Zora Leffrige Clark. She and Glen "Roger" Gentry were married Oct. 6, 1942. Roger passed away Aug. 10, 2005...
Frances Surlet (02/18/13)
PATTON, Mo. -- Frances C. Surlet, 82, of Patton passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 26, 1931, in Randol, Mo., daughter of Fred and Nora Haman Lynn. She and Ray Surlet were united in marriage June 18, 1949...
Macy Westmoreland (02/18/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Macy S. Westmoreland, 10 months, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 22, 2012, at Bentonville, Ark., daughter of Kevin and Ashley Buchheit Westmoreland...
Marie Cunningham (02/17/13)
Marie Keller Cunningham, 101, of Lake Zurich, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Lexington Health Care. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Dement (02/17/13)
Kenneth Lee Dement, 80, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., a 12-year resident of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. He was born Feb. 13, 1933, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Charles, and Ada Hudson Dement. Kenneth had a massive stroke at the age of 51. Despite this, he always kept a positive attitude and worked hard to rehabilitate...
Roland Funke (02/17/13)
Roland G. Funke, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. A graveside service was Friday at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Longtown, Mo., with the Rev. Paul Winningham officiated. Ford and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Rose Gentry (02/17/13)
Rose C. Gentry, 89, of Jackson, formerly of Lake Egypt and Belleville, Ill,, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at the Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson...
Walter Gordon III (02/17/13)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Walter W. "Butch" Gordon III, 63, of Morley passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 11, 1949, in Chester, Pa., son of Walter William and Ethel Martin Gordon Jr. He and Carla Martin were married in 1983...
Randy Kasten (02/17/13)
Randolph "Randy" C. Kasten, 54, of Jackson went to his heavenly home Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. He was born Jan. 16, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, son of R.C. and Ruth Ann Eifert Kasten. Randy was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. He was a 1977 graduate of Jackson High School and was employed by Do It Best for 34 years. ...
Jack Keys (02/17/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jack Keys, 57, of Advance passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the family home. He was born Jan. 9, 1956, in El Paso, Texas, to the late "Art" Lee and Betty Jean Young Keys. He and Jackie Shell were married Dec. 31, 1987. Jack was a retired boilermaker with Local 27 in St. Louis. He was a member of Stoddard County Cowboy Church in Puxico, Mo...
Clarence Modde Jr. (02/17/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clarence "Chuck" Modde Jr., 81, of St. Louis, formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. He was born July 30, 1931, in Belgique, Mo., son of Clarence and Mary Vessells Modde Sr. He and Sally Buehler were married June 6, 1952, and had five children. He later married Glenda Cissell on March 31, 1990...
Carl Pensel (02/17/13)
Carl R. Pensel, 80, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born May 6, 1932, near Fruitland to Louis R. and Edna C. Kasten Pensel. He and Dorothy Schwab were married Nov. 17, 1957, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Jacqueline Robinson (02/17/13)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jacqueline K. Robinson, 68, of Collierville, Tenn., formerly of Cairo, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Baptist Trinity Hospice in Collierville. There is no public visitation. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Beechwood Cemetery in Mounds, Ill., with Robert D. McCoy officiating...
Jack Strickland Jr. (02/17/13)
William E. "Jack" Strickland Jr., 70, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Jackson Manor. He was born July 8, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of William E. "Jack" and Venita Masterson Strickland Sr. He graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1960. He married Shelby Tanner on Oct. 29, 1976, in Jackson...
Kenneth Cherry (02/15/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kenneth W. Cherry, 82, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born May 27, 1930, in St. Louis County, son of Albert and Margaret Kohl Cherry. He and Patricia Ann Kelley were married May 24, 1958, in St. Charles, Mo...
Arzie Cook (02/15/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Arzie E. Cook, 79, of Chaffee passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the family home. He was born Dec. 31, 1933, near Painton, Mo., to the late Luster Elbert and Lillie Catherine Jenkins Cook. He and Lois Sullinger were married April 30, 1953...
Kevin Dougherty (02/15/13)
THEBES, Ill. -- Kevin Gene Dougherty, 50, of Thebes died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at home with his family by his side, following a four-year battle with cancer. He was born April 27, 1962, in Springfield, Ill., son of Charles E. and Honey Lou Hantz Dougherty. He and Tamra "Tammy" Monahan were married Nov. 1, 1999...
Robert Eifert (02/15/13)
CRYSTAL CITY, Mo. -- Robert E. Eifert, 74, of Crystal City passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Beloved husband for 55 years of Soundra "Joy" Eifert; loving father of Debra (Jim) Maniaci and Kay (Derek) Hardesty; dearest grandfather of Gary (Kristina) Maniaci, Karl (Anita) Hardesty, Niki Maniaci, Mark (Tiffany) Maniaci, Kory (Michelle) Hardesty, Lauren Maniaci and Jeannette Knaff; great-grandfather of Dominic Maniaci, Jordan Hardesty, Maria Maniaci, Landon Hardesty and Kaden Maniaci; dear brother of Betty (the late Pete) Raines, the late Ruby (Karl) Hilleman and Elroy (Bobbie) Eifert; and dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and dear friend to many.. ...
Billie James (02/15/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Billie W. James, 65, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 13, 1947, in Marble Hill, son of Otha R. "Jack" and Beulah M. Hill James. He and Joyce Baker were married June 8, 1968...
Jack Keys (02/15/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Jack Keys, 58, of Advance died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the family home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Genevieve Menz (02/15/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Genevieve E. Menz, 90, of Benton died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. She was born Feb. 13, 1923, in Oran, Mo., to Marion Sylvester and Edith Winchester Stuckey. She and Paul Phillip Menz Sr. were married Sept. 7, 1940, in Benton. He preceded her in death Dec. 1, 1988...
Verida Jackson (02/14/13)
Verida Lee Jackson, 66, of Cape Girardeau departed this life Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Sept. 1, 1946, in Helena, Ark., to the late Sammuel and Lureather Ward Bell. Verida accepted Jesus Christ as her savior at an early age under the leadership of Pastor Moore at New Bethel Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of New Horizon...
Shannon James (02/14/13)
Shannon D. James, 43, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. He was born Aug. 19, 1969, in Cape Girardeau to Clarence Dockery Sr. and Bertha James. Shannon is survived by his mother, Bertha of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Bree VonNida of Cape Girardeau; five brothers, Jozell James, Walter James, Clarence Dockery Jr., Victor Dockery and Joseph Dockery, all of Cape Girardeau; four sisters, Monica Rowett of Jackson, Genetha Johnson and Debra Dockery of Cape Girardeau and Donna Pitts of St. ...
Norman Blumenberg (02/14/13)
Norman E. Blumenberg, 61, of Carrollton, Texas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, because of complications from a motorcycle accident in October 2012. He is survived by a daughter, Amanda Blumenberg; a stepson from a previous marriage, Ricky Nanna; two brothers, Albert and Alvin Blumenberg; a sister, Letitia Kay Blumenberg; four nieces; and two nephews...
Thelma Bagby (02/14/13)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Thelma Matilda Bagby, 90, of Olmsted joined her beloved husband in heaven Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at her home. She would have been 91 Saturday. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, James Leo, in 2007; a grandson, Joseph Edward Bagby; a great-grandson, Michael Brent Childress; parents, Otto and Louise Schwieger; and four brothers, Cecil, Norman, Raymond and Loren Schwieger...
Willard Beasley (02/14/13)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Willard Eugene "Buddy" Beasley, 66, of Mounds, Ill., formerly of Tamms, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at the home of his daughter in Mound City, Ill. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to time of service Sunday at the Jones Funeral Home Villa Ridge...
Leonard Bodenschatz (02/14/13)
Leonard H. Bodenschatz, 84, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 26, 1928, in New Wells to Oscar and Paula Schuessler Bodenschatz. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church of New Wells...
Kevin Dougherty (02/14/13)
THEBES, Ill. — Kevin Gene Dougherty, 50, of Thebes died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Jewel Hutson (02/14/13)
Jewel Elizabeth Hutson, 92, of Delta, formerly of Ridley Park, Pa., died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Bertha and Cecil Ashby of Delta. Jewel leaves behind to cherish her memory a granddaughter, Brenda Elizabeth Martin of Lewes, Del.; a grandson and wife, James A. Jr. and Paula Martin; and beloved great-granddaughter, Sara Elizabeth Martin, all of Elkton, Md...
Jack Martin (02/14/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- John "Jack" Martin, 69, of Chaffee passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 7, 1944, in Cape Girardeau to Albert E. and Helen Corvick Davidson Martin. He and Vicky Nall were married June 7, 2000...
Deloris McFarlin (02/14/13)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Deloris Josephine McFarlin, 71, of Sturdivant passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Woodland Hills Nursing home in Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Aug. 10, 1941, to Joe and Lillie Brown Barnes. She and David McFarlin were married June 12, 1971. He passed away Feb. 17, 2003...
Genevieve Menz (02/14/13)
BENTON, Mo. — Genevieve E. Menz, 90, of Benton died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton.
Betty Seabaugh (02/14/13)
Betty J. Seabaugh, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Cape Girardeau to Jeff and Bessie Marie Miller Howard. She and John Seabaugh were married Nov. 22, 1969, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Aug. 14, 2011...
Viola Surface (02/14/13)
Our beautiful mother, Viola Sylvia Surface, 87, of Delta went home to be with Jesus and Daddy on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at home, surrounded by her family. Momma was born Oct. 25, 1925, at Randles to William and Ivy Jones Lusk, and was raised in Fornfelt. She met and fell in love with Melvin Surface Sr. and they were married April 20, 1944...
Jack Alexander (02/13/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jack Alexander, 72, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today at Young and Sons Funeral Home. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Home Cemetery, with the Rev. Roger Ely officiating...
Thelma Bagby (02/13/13)
OLMSTED, Ill. — Thelma Bagby, 90, of Olmsted died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at her home. Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Ann Brown (02/13/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ann Brown, 58, of Marble Hill passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the home of a daughter. She was born Aug. 24, 1954, to George Arthur Sr. and Agatha Marie Heinemann Phillips. She and Roy Brown Jr. were married Aug. 19, 1997. He passed away June 29, 2005...
Eddie Clardy Jr. (02/13/13)
Eddie Dean Clardy Jr., 32, of Villa Ridge, Mo., formerly of Jackson, left this earthly world Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, and gained his angel wings. He was born Aug. 16, 1980, in Cape Girardeau to Eddie and Tammy Clardy. Eddie was a devoted son, father, brother and friend. ...
Ida Ruesler (02/13/13)
Ida Louise Ruesler, 98, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 5, 1914, in Friedheim to Henry and Katherine Louise Klaus Pohlmann. She and Wilbert H. "Wib" Ruesler were married May 18, 1943, in El Paso, Texas. They had been married 56 years when Wib died Sept. 13, 1999...
Eddie Clardy Jr, (02/12/13)
Eddie D. Clardy Jr., 32, of Villa Ridge, Mo., formerly of Jackson, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at his home. Friends may call from 3 p.m. until time of service Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ken Strong officiating...
Misty Cole (02/12/13)
Misty Dawn Cole, 39, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 2, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, to Harold and Julia Martin Pettit. Misty is survived by a son, Kevin Hendershott of Zalma, Mo.; four daughters, Christin Jones, Macey Legrand and Courtney Maddock, all of Cape Girardeau, and Chelsey Jones of Florida; seven grandchildren; her mother, Julia Myers of Scott City; her father, Harold Pettit of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Donetta Slaner and Jenny Hawkins of Cape Girardeau; nieces; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Wanda Garland (02/12/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Wanda Lee Garland, 84, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at her home in Marble Hill. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jimmie Fulbright and Jerry Sander officiating. Burial will be in Pulliam Cemetery near Scopus, Mo...
Lawrence Heisserer (02/12/13)
Lawrence Joseph Heisserer, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Missouri Veterans Home. Lawrence, kind hearted, generous and with a contagious smile, touched many lives and will be missed. He was born March 22, 1923, in Kelso, Mo., to August and Clara Bucher Heisserer. He and Mary Wilmena "Wilma" Beard were married April 19, 1947, at Sedalia, Mo. She preceded him in death May 24, 1997...
Verida Jackson (02/12/13)
Verida Lee Jackson, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Cape Bible Chapel. The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Shannon James (02/12/13)
Shannon D. James, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. until time of service Saturday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Teresa Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Wallis Moreland (02/12/13)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Wallis H. Moreland, 84, of Mounds, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Shearer officiating. Interment will be in Mound City National Cemetery with military honors...
Edna Pollard (02/12/13)
Edna Ruth Pollard, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 27, 1920, in Kentucky, to Arthur and Nellie Combs Case. She and Everett Eugene Pollard were married Feb. 12, 1938, in Danville, Ky. Edna was a member of First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Alan Ruesler (02/12/13)
Alan G. Ruesler, 53, of Friedheim passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 22, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, son of Marvin "Shorty" and Viola Pohlman Ruesler. He and Sally Broeker were married May 8, 1982...
Ida Ruesler (02/12/13)
Ida Louise Ruesler, 98, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Wanda Stehlin (02/12/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Wanda Lou Stehlin, 77, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at her home in Advance. She was born July 27, 1935, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Henry and Lois Adkins Johnson. She and Wayne Stehlin were married Sept. 4, 1954, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death March 13, 2009...
David Umfleet (02/12/13)
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- David Herman Umfleet, 67, of Marshfield passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. He was born Nov. 18, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Herman and Jewell Fowler Umfleet. David grew up in Advance, Mo., and graduated high school in 1963. He received a bachelor of science in education from Southwest Missouri State University and began his 25-year teaching career in industrial technology. He retired from the Marshfield School District in 1995...
Ella Woeltje (02/12/13)
Ella Louise Woeltje, 91, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Monticello House. She was born May 9, 1921, daughter of William and Sloma Cook Chapman. She married Paul G. Huffman in 1940 and Dale Woeltje Sr. in 1957. They preceded her in death...
Joan Bartruff (02/11/13)
ANNA, Ill. -- Joan Bartruff, 81, died at 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at her home in Anna. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bob Fear officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery...
Verna Bilek (02/11/13)
Verna Ethel Bilek, 80, of Millersville passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 13, 1932, near Millersville, daughter of Roy Z. and Ethel Ross Brennecke. She and Edward L. Bilek were married Dec. 22, 1950, in Cape Girardeau. He passed July 5, 2005...
Clement Birk (02/11/13)
Clement Oscar Birk, 94, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield. He was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Tilsit, son of Oscar A. and Olinda Best Birk. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit. He and Mary Irene Sander were married Dec. 19, 1941...
Misty Cole (02/11/13)
Misty Cole, 39, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. To leave online condolences, visit www.crainsonline.com.
Dora Morgan (02/11/13)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Dora Morgan, 106, of Advance, Mo., for the last four years and formerly of Zalma, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct, 31, 1906, at Lowndes, Mo., the daughter of Andrew Jackson and Canzada Stevens Hogg...
Paul Simmons (02/11/13)
ORAN, Mo. -- Paul J. Simmons, 78, of Oran, passed away at the family home Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Paul was born in St. Louis on Dec. 2, 1934, to the late James Simmons and Minnie Ditterline Simmons Stehr. He was in the United States Army, serving some time in Germany. Germany was where Paul found his future wife, Hermine Hodl. They were married May 14, 1960, and she survives of the home...
Daniel Womack (02/11/13)
Daniel Curtis Womack, 55, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 24, 1957, in St. Louis, to John Willard and Myrtle Marie Reed Womack. He was employed by Columbia Construction Co.'s furniture division...
Verna Bilek (02/10/13)
Verna Bilek, 80, of Millersville died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from noon until time of service Monday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Fairview Methodist Church Cemetery near Millersville...
Clement Birk (02/10/13)
Clement Oscar Birk, 94, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson...
Melanie Cook (02/10/13)
Melanie Sue Stickel Cook, 23, of Scott City passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 19, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Dale Edward and Heidi Lee Sturm Stickel. She married Christopher Cook on July 7, 2012, at Scott City, and he survives...
Wanda Duty (02/10/13)
Wanda L. Duty, 79, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Friday, May 12, 1933, in Oneida, Tenn., to the late Everett and Hessie Juanita Waters Daugherty. She and William Duty were married Friday, May 3, 1957, in Commerce, Texas. Duty was a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Nancy Hunter Chapter in Cape Girardeau...
Charlene Gates (02/10/13)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charlene Wing Gates, 87, of Anna, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at the Anna Rehab and Care Center. Graveside funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg, Ill., with Bill Littrell officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Lawn Cemetery...
Alphia Hoeh (02/10/13)
Alphia Sophia Hoeh, 96, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. She was born May 7, 1916, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Charles and Josephine Dambach Ludwig. She and Rudolph E. Hoeh were married Sept. 6, 1942, in Des Peres, Mo. He preceded her in death June 29, 1985...
Joseph Kilhafner (02/10/13)
Joseph W. "Joey" Kilhafner, 33, of Jackson passed away in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Aug. 31, 1979, in St. Petersburg, Fla., to William M. "Mike" and Michele A. Seely Kilhafner. Joey attended Immaculate Conception Grade School and was a 1997 graduate of Jackson High School. ...
John Melton (02/10/13)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- John Wayne Melton, 64, of Commerce died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Aug. 28, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, to John "Jay" and Justine T. Kuss Melton. Melton worked at Melton's 66 Service Station in Cape Girardeau, which was owned by his parents...
Alan Ruesler (02/10/13)
Alan Ruesler, 53, of Friedheim died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Elmer Stroud (02/10/13)
Elmer Ralph Stroud, 86, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sullivan, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 6, 1927, in West Point, Miss., to Elmer Raleigh and Grace Irene Deckard Stroud. He graduated from Caruthersville High School in 1942. Stroud was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army...
Louise Woeltje (02/10/13)
Ella Louise Woeltje, 91, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb 9, 2013, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Connection Point General Baptist Church in Jackson. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Nancy Cox (02/08/13)
Nancy K. Cox, 58, of Crawfordsville, Ind., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind. She was born Sept. 21, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Clyde and Dorothy Fuller Dunn...
Buddy Dock (02/08/13)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Buddy Hardin Dock, 73, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at his home near Sikeston. He was born May 7, 1939, at Malden, Mo., son of the late William A. and Audrey E. Hardin Dock. Buddy was a resident of the area most of his life and worked as a bricklayer; a route salesman for Swift Premium, Sealtest and Hart's Bakery; a truck driver for Reliable Freight; and most recently as a driver for Scott County Transit. ...
Alphia Hoeh (02/08/13)
Alphia Hoeh, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Malone officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Lee Hogendobler (02/08/13)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lee Michael Hogendobler, 27, of Waterloo, Ill., succumbed to the effects of adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), passing away peacefully Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Red Bud Regional Care in Red Bud, Ill. He was born June 6, 1985, in Sikeston, son of Charlotte Ivie and David Hogendobler...
Charles Jordan (02/08/13)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Charles Henry Jordan, 76, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at his homein Tamms. He was born June 23, 1936, in Elco, Ill., son of Omer and Avis Watkins Jordan. Charles was a retired truck driver and taught at Tamms Vocational School. He was a member of Goodwill Gospel Quartet. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Lydia Schubert (02/08/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lydia C. Schubert, 94, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at her home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Thomas Handrick officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Elmer Stroud (02/08/13)
Elmer Ralph Stroud, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until time of service Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date in Sullivan, Mo...
Lorraine Bagwell (02/07/13)
Lorraine Lucille Bagwell, 84, of Pilot Knob, Mo., formerly of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Jan. 29, 1929, in St. Louis, daughter of Clifford and Dorothy Steimke Bonenberger. She and Joe Thomas Bagwell were married June 7, 1959. He preceded her in death Oct. 16, 1993...
Dr. Gene Loftis (02/07/13)
Dr. Gene A. Loftis, 84, of Cape Girardeau passed from death to eternal life at Missouri Veterans Home Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, after a long battle with lymphoma and Parkinson's disease. He was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Ada, Okla., to Marroll F. and Ruth Gladys Sterling Loftis. Gene graduated from Lorenzo High School in Lorenzo, Texas...
Amelia Mattingly (02/07/13)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Amelia Mary "Miji" Mattingly, 87, of Cairo passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, surrounded by her loving family while on sojourn in Campbell, Calif. She is survived by two brothers, John and Nick, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Bill; a sister, Constance; and parents William B. and Constance Dahm Mattingly...
Nell Nolan (02/07/13)
Nell Rae Nolan, 84, of Pearl, Miss., formerly of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at her home. She was born May 9, 1928, in New Hebron, Miss., daughter of James W. and Lessie Cliburn Netherland. She and Robert R. Nolan were married May 9, 1947, in Jackson, Miss. He passed away July 2, 1996...
Paul Beattie (02/06/13)
Paul Kenneth Beattie, 95, of Jackson died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 3, 1917, in Jackson to John Albert and Eunice Lillian Hinkle Beattie. Paul graduated from Jackson High School where he was a member of the football team that was undefeated and unscored on in a single season...
Della Kerby (02/06/13)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Della M. Kerby, 101, of Charleston, Mo., formerly of Mound City, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill...
James DeLay (02/06/13)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- James Wright DeLay, 90, of Bell City departed this life for his heavenly home Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Jim was born July 14, 1922, in Tilman, Mo., son of Zelma W. and David C. DeLay. He is survived by one son, Darrell J. DeLay of Advance, Mo.; and three daughters, Avis Holloway and husband Wally of Springfield, Mo., Peggy Beck of Sikeston, Mo., and Diane Frank and husband Chaunce of Nixa, Mo. ...
Dennis Limbaugh (02/06/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Dennis Jay Limbaugh, 50, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. today at Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Advance. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gene Loftis (02/06/13)
Gene A. Loftis, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Missouri Veterans Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Amelia Mattingly (02/06/13)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Amelia Mary "Miji" Mattingly, 87, of Cairo passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, surrounded by her loving family while on sojourn in Campbell, Calif. She is survived by two brothers, John and Nick, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Bill; a sister, Constance; and parents William B. and Constance Dahm Mattingly...
Nell Nolan (02/06/13)
Nell Rae Nolan, 84, of Pearl, Miss., formerly of Jackson, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at her home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, and from 10 a.m. to service time Friday at Iona Baptist Church in Oriole...
Velton Taylor (02/06/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Velton Loyd "Pap" Taylor, 68, of Benton died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 14, 1944, in Morehouse, Mo., to Luner "Rass" and Nettie Pearl Sharkey Taylor. He and Nancy Allene Lemmink were married July 5, 1985...
Ronald Tuschhoff (02/06/13)
Ronald Mack Tuschhoff, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. He was born May 6, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, to Edwin and Edna McLaughlin Tuschhoff. He and Janet Marie Green were married Aug. 14, 1965, in Cape Girardeau...
Bobby Eskew (02/05/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Bobby Eugene Eskew, 45, of Benton died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was born Nov. 19, 1967, in Houston, Mo., to Jimmie Eugene and Tula Barbara Rains Eskew. He and Kathy Eskew were married June 10, 1989, in Winona, Mo...
Robert Fowler (02/05/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Robert Lee Fowler, 76, of Advance passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1936, in Advance, son of George W. and Bertie D. Pohlman Fowler. Robert worked as a pipefitter with Local 597 in Chicago for 36 years. ...
Elizabeth McClary (02/05/13)
Elizabeth McClary of Jackson, a longtime civic leader and humanitarian-award winner, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, after a brief illness, surrounded by her family. She was 97. Named Jackson's first "Leading Lady" in 1959 for her community leadership, she received the Cape County humanitarian award from the Heritage Foundation in 2010. ...
Mary Moyer (02/05/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary Alice Moyer, 80, of Advance passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 1, 1932, in Steele, Mo., daughter of James C. and Maggie Culbertson Cobb. Mary and Harley "Bud" Moyer were married April 12, 1950, in Pocahontas, Ark. Mary was a member of First Baptist Church...
Kay Shaw (02/05/13)
Kay Bloodworth Shaw, 71, of Shawneetown, formerly of Norfolk, Va., died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 1, 1941, in Norfolk to Robah B. and Ernestine Spady Bloodworth. She married Raymond James Shaw and they had four sons...
Bonnie Shell (02/05/13)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bonnie Shell, 83, of Advance passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 6, 1929, in Advance, daughter of Wiley Levi and Freeda J. Revelle Winchester. She and Glen Shell were married Feb. 22, 1952...
Louise Sunderman (02/05/13)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Louise Sunderman, 85, of Springfield passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. She was born Nov. 20, 1927, at Charleston, Mo., to Ben and Mary Stricker. She and Melvin Sunderman were married April 8, 1953. They moved to Springfield in 1970 from Cape Girardeau. She retired in 1988 with emeritus status from Southwest Missouri State University Health Center. She was an active member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church...
Velton Taylor (02/05/13)
BENTON, Mo. — Velton L. Taylor, 68, of Benton died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Benton.
Lorna Aurich (02/04/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lorna E. Aurich, 84, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating...
Bobby Eskew (02/04/13)
Bobby Eskew, 45, of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Leon Pratt (02/04/13)
Leon Eugene Pratt, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Marie Sandler (02/04/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie R. Sandler, 97, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. She was born Jan. 1, 1916, in Perryville, the daughter of Andrew and Louise Pannier Emmendorfer. She married Edgar Sandler on Nov. ...
Arnold Strickert (02/04/13)
Arnold Theodore Strickert, 88, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 7, 1925, in Shady Bend, Kan., to the Rev. H.J. and Minna Laura Rook Strickert. The Strickert family moved to Tilsit when Arnold was 1 year old. ...
Sally Welker (02/04/13)
Selma "Sally" Welker, 95, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Monticello House in Jackson, where she had been a resident for nine years. She was born April 4, 1917, in Scopus, Mo., daughter of Ira S. and LaVada Killian Dockins. She and Columbus "Clum" Welker were married Sept. 8, 1934, in Marble Hill, Mo. He passed away Dec. 20, 1973...
John Armstrong (02/03/13)
MARIETTA, Ga. -- John E. Armstrong, 81, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Autumn Breeze Health Care Center in Marietta after declining health since May 2012. He was born Aug. 1, 1931, to John T. and Esther Armstrong in Chicago. The family then lived in Iowa and moved on to Wappapello, Mo. He married Arlette Marie Chrisophe in 1965. She preceded him in death in September 1988...
Theresa Boone (02/03/13)
Theresa Lee "Terri" Boone, 57, of Cape Girardeau passed from this life surrounded by her husband, family and friends into the arms of her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Southeast Hospital after a brief illness. She was born Sept. 23, 1955, in West Point, N.Y., to John Thomas and Dorothy Glazebrook Jenkins...
Karen Burris (02/03/13)
WIMBERLEY, Texas -- Karen Sue Kerr Burris, 67, of Wimberley passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at her home, surrounded by family and friends. She was born Nov. 21, 1945, in Cape Girardeau to William Doyle and Sarah Melinda Cook Kerr. Karen grew up in Southern Illinois. She graduated from Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake, Ill., in 1963. After high school she attended Cape Girardeau Office Training School...
Jerry Cannon (02/03/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jerry L. Cannon, 74, of Lucedale, Miss., formerly of Chaffee, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2103. He was born March 2, 1938, in Chaffee to Louie and Nora Lee Pryor Cannon. Survivors include a daughter, Tina Cannon of Lucedale; a son, John Cannon of Ocean Springs, Miss.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Joe Cannon of Gonzales, La...
Arline Koenig (02/03/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Arline Koenig, 93, of Perryville, formerly of Frohna, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and 6:30 to 8:15 a.m. Monday at Young and Sons East Perry Chapel in Altenburg, Mo...
Rick Massey (02/03/13)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Rick W. Massey, 57, of Bell City passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 5, 1955, son of Archie E. and Lora E. Hendrix Massey. Rick retired as a heavy-equipment operator with Allied Waste. He was a member of Advance Eagles. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Rick and Sandy Smith were married June 26, 1999, in Zalma, Mo...
Brandon Mehrle (02/03/13)
WHITTIER, Calif. -- Brandon R. Mehrle, 89, of Whittier, a longtime assistant dean of Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. He was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Cape Girardeau to Erwin and Neva Mehrle...
Arnold Strickert (02/03/13)
Arnold Theodore Strickert, 88, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Jari VandenBerg (02/03/13)
MURRIETA, Calif. -- Jari Annette Simpson VandenBerg, 51, of Murrieta passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. She was born Aug. 6, 1961, in St. Louis County. She grew up in Mount Carmel, Ill., and was baptized in the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Mount Carmel. Jari graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1978 and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1982. She married David M. VandenBerg on July 2, 2000, in Temecula, Calif...
Gilbert Villard (02/03/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gilbert "Gib" Villhard, 94, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Thomas Handrick officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Ruth Wulfers (02/03/13)
Ruth Wulfers, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 16, 1918, in Cape Girardeau to Otto and Leona Haas Wulfers. Ruth was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Parish in Cape Girardeau. She is survived by a sister, Anita Wulfers Williams of Cape Girardeau; 10 nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and cousins and many friends...
John Armstrong (02/01/13)
John E. Armstrong, 81, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Marietta. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Harry Chappius (02/01/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harry J. "Frenchie" Chappius, 92, of Perryville died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday in the Gathering Space at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Margo Ferrara (02/01/13)
ANNA, Ill. -- Margo Ferrara, 65, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Anna Rehab and Nursing Care Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service...
Dale Fronabarger (02/01/13)
Dale Wesley "Frog" Fronabarger, 66, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, with an American Legion service at 7:30 p.m...
James Harper (02/01/13)
James Emil Harper, 61, of Cape Girardeau went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. He was born June 27, 1951, in Cape Girardeau to the late Raymond Glenburn and Virginia Bertrand Harper. He and Brenda Gail Brant were married June 11, 1976. Jim served in Vietnam as a Specialist 4th Class with the 215th Support Battalion, 524th Quartermaster Company, stationed in Cam Ranh Bay...
Albert Kamp (02/01/13)
Albert W. Kamp Jr., 88, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 26, 1925, in Burfordville, son of Albert W. Kamp Sr. and Nora Bodenstein Kamp. He and Dena Siebert were married April 3, 1948, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. ...
Wilma Mueller (02/01/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilma C. Mueller, 88, of Perryville passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Feb. 27, 1924, in Menfro, Mo., daughter of Henry F. and Bertha Roth Lohmann. She and Erwin T. Mueller were married Oct. 19, 1947. He preceded her in death Sept. 5, 2003...
Laura Nagel (02/01/13)
Laura F. Nagel, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at her home. She was born May 26, 1925, in Tilsit, daughter of Alvin M. and Amanda A. Lange Birk. She and Ervin W. Nagel were married Feb. 1, 1948. Laura was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. ...